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From South China Sea to California, Chinese Celebrate the Lunar New Year
February 13, 2016
From South China Sea to California, Chinese Celebrate the Lunar New Year
Plus, an update on the Tainan earthquake, Yan Xuetong, and what to do about North Korea. Friday China links.
From South China Sea to California, Chinese Celebrate the Lunar New Year
The 2016 Chinese New Year Gala: a Propaganda Disaster
February 09, 2016
The 2016 Chinese New Year Gala: a Propaganda Disaster
Chinese netizens are rolling their eyes at the heavy-handed propaganda in China's most-watched TV program.
The 2016 Chinese New Year Gala: a Propaganda Disaster
China’s Anti-Corruption Org Seeks ‘Hidden Tigers’
February 27, 2015
China’s Anti-Corruption Org Seeks ‘Hidden Tigers’
Plus, China’s travel rush, legal reforms, the South China Sea, and China in the Middle East. Friday China links.
China’s Anti-Corruption Org Seeks ‘Hidden Tigers’
Seeking China’s Help in Taliban Negotiations, Afghanistan Cracks Down on Uyghur Militants
February 21, 2015
Seeking China’s Help in Taliban Negotiations, Afghanistan Cracks Down on Uyghur Militants
Plus, China-Russia ties, the CCTV New Year gala, and cartoon Xi Jinping. Friday China links.
Seeking China’s Help in Taliban Negotiations, Afghanistan Cracks Down on Uyghur Militants
Unity, Family, and Socialism: President Xi Offers Chinese New Year Greetings
February 19, 2015
Unity, Family, and Socialism: President Xi Offers Chinese New Year Greetings
By placing the family front and center, Xi is drawing a parallel with national unity.
Unity, Family, and Socialism: President Xi Offers Chinese New Year Greetings
World’s Largest Human Migration Underway in China
February 07, 2015
World’s Largest Human Migration Underway in China
Plus, the Dalai Lama, U.S.-China CBMs, "discord" in the South China Sea, and Chinese militants in IS. Your China links.
World’s Largest Human Migration Underway in China
China’s Holiday Spending Sprees
December 29, 2014
China’s Holiday Spending Sprees
Consumer spending was robust over the Christmas period, and looks set to perform well during Chinese New Year.
China’s Holiday Spending Sprees
Don’t Look Down! Russian Thrill Seekers Illegally Climb Shanghai Tower
February 15, 2014
Don’t Look Down! Russian Thrill Seekers Illegally Climb Shanghai Tower
Police are looking for two men who scaled the unfinished skyscraper without safety equipment or permission.
Don’t Look Down! Russian Thrill Seekers Illegally Climb Shanghai Tower
Chinese New Year: Increasingly Traditional, Increasingly Global
January 31, 2014
Chinese New Year: Increasingly Traditional, Increasingly Global
Spring Festival celebrations in China and around the world represent the twin pulls of modernization and tradition.
Chinese New Year: Increasingly Traditional, Increasingly Global
Shrouded in Smog, Chinese Officials Consider a Firework Ban
January 30, 2014
Shrouded in Smog, Chinese Officials Consider a Firework Ban
Concerns over increased air pollution may halt the Chinese New Year tradition.
Shrouded in Smog, Chinese Officials Consider a Firework Ban
China’s Tiananmen Rocker Pulls Out of State TV Performance
January 21, 2014
China’s Tiananmen Rocker Pulls Out of State TV Performance
Rather than censor himself, Cui Jian chose to not perform at all.
China’s Tiananmen Rocker Pulls Out of State TV Performance
Was Pecan Pie Missing From Your Thanksgiving Feast? Blame China
November 29, 2013
Was Pecan Pie Missing From Your Thanksgiving Feast? Blame China
Chinese demand for the U.S.-grown nuts helped prices soar by 30 percent.
Was Pecan Pie Missing From Your Thanksgiving Feast? Blame China
The Year of the Snake Slithers In
February 12, 2013
The Year of the Snake Slithers In
The most important holiday in the Chinese calendar kicked off last weekend.
The Year of the Snake Slithers In
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